Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.
ACS (American Corporate Services of Texas) may from time to time change the terms that govern your use of our Website. Your use of our Site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms as changed. We may change, move or delete portions of, or may add to, our Site from time to time.
Payment net due at time of order. Terms with approved credit application. ACS reserves the right to charge interest at a rate of 18% per month on invoices that are past due. ACS accepts: Money Orders, Personal Checks, Company Checks, American Express, Discover, Master Card & Visa. No Cash Accepted!
ESTABLISHING CREDIT & PLACING YOUR FIRST ORDER
Credit must be established using our Credit Application. Processing time is usually 5 business days, but is based on how quickly your references respond. ACS may at any time cancel or change your credit terms at our discretion and may request payment in advance at any time!
ACS always confirms to our customers total amount to be charged including freight costs before order is processed. If you are a Texas resident, Texas state sales tax will be added at the time your order is invoiced. If you are tax exempt you must provide a Texas Sales Tax Exemption Certificate.
All shipments are F.O.B ACS distribution centers and are sent best way ( unless otherwise specified ) and prepaid and added to customer invoice. Goods become customer property when accepted by the freight carrier. Any address correction by our Carriers for correct delivery will incur an additional $15.00 fee. Address corrections include omission of Suite or Apartment numbers, incorrect Physical Address, Zip Codes or Building Information.
DAMAGES/SHORTAGES IN TRANSIT
All our packaging is in accordance with carrier requirements. For your protection, please examine any shipment carefully before accepting. If there is evidence of damage or a shortage, make suitable notation to that effect on the freight bill before you sign it. Failure to make this notification absolves the carrier of any responsibility and subsequent claims. Please notify ACS at 1-800-378-1191 within five days of receipt of a damaged or short order. Interstate commerce commission rules allow for the filing of claims for concealed damage up to 15 days after the receipt of goods. Please notify us within this time period if you discover such damage. ACS will replace any damaged goods or shortage at no charge to you if the above instructions are followed
There is a 15 day return policy. Customers have 15 days to return products after they have received them. Products are not returnable after this time. Returns are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. If the return is a result of our error, we will issue a call tag. We grant returns on products only if the product and the packaging are in re-sellable condition. Custom products are not returnable.
Custom products are those items made to the customer's specifications that require additional lead time to produce and are not returnable. ACS can manufacture all types of custom filing products and forms. Custom products require price quotes and in most situations proofs. A sample may be required from the customer to start the order.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of ACS used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACS. Other Trademarks which appear on this website are used solely to clarify brand names of materials used in the manufacturing of particular items; products supplied to us for resale and distributed by ACS to be compatible with other manufacturers lines. American Mailwell, AMES, Ames Color-File; Amerifile; BARKLEY IFC; COL-R-TAB Xertrex International, Inc.; Colwell ,CONTROL-O-FAX; DATAFILE, Datum, GBS (VRE), GBS Filing Systems; Histacount, International Envelope Company, JETER, Jeter Systems Corp.; Medical Arts Press, Moore, PMA, Positive Marketing Associates; POS, Professional Office Systems, Inc.; REYNOLDS & REYNOLDS, Reynolds & Reynolds Co.; SAFEGUARD, Safeguard Business Systems, Inc.; SMEAD, Smead Manufacturing Company; Sycom, TAB, Tab Products, Inc.; TABBIES, Xertrex International Corp. ACS claims no rights of ownership to these trademarks.
Over-Runs & Under Runs
10% overruns or under runs are industry standard for custom printing. Customer accepts 10% over or under run, unless exact quantity specifically requested by customer which may require an additional 10% up charge in the cost of the product.
Customer typically provides camera ready art or electronic file for production of custom work. However ACS can create artwork for an additional charge for any custom jobs. Some jobs may incur a onetime plate fee.
PRODUCTS DETAILS AND COLORS
ACS provides products of the highest quality, and reserves the right to change or modify any product it supplies. We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors and details of our products that appear in this catalog however actual items may differ slightly from catalog description.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices displayed in this catalog are quoted in U.S. Dollars only and are valid and effective only in the United States. Prices in the catalog typically match those on our website, although there might be slight differences. In the event of a discrepancy in pricing ACS will contact you before processing your order.
All orders entered are considered firm and cannot be cancelled unless ACS provides a written authorization signed by our Production Manager. Cancellation costs will be billed.
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, ACS disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchant-ability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. ACS does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. ACS does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
ACS shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if ACS has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AMERICAN CORPORATE SERVICES BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE; THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; LOSS OF PRIVACY; LOSS OF CREDIT; STOLEN IDENTITY; BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY OF PERSONAL OR OTHER INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US; LOSS OF DATA; LOSS OF PROFITS; OR YOUR USE OF ANY WEBSITE REFERENCED OR LINKED-TO FROM THE SITE-EVEN IF AMERICAN CORPORATE SERVICES OR A AMERICAN CORPORATE SERVICES AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
In the event that a ACS product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, ACS reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. ACS reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, ACS shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by ACS without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
ACS may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to ACS.
Use of Site
All material on this site is the sole property of ACS and is protected by the Copy Right, Trademark and Intellectual Property Rights Laws of the State of Texas and of the United States of America. Any unauthorized use of this material on this site including content, images and product concepts developed by ACS, but not limited to these mentioned, is a violation of copyright, trademark and intellectual property right laws of the state of Texas and of the United States of America and will be consider an offensive by ACS.
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a ACS or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless ACS, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, ACS may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with ACS, ACS has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of ACS. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, ACS seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).